Daily Archives: December 14, 2019

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Sunday (December 15) that comprise the first ODI between India and the West Indies, and action from English Premier League.

1st ODI Preview: New format, old problems for India

When India take the field against West Indies in the first ODI at Chepauk on Sunday, foremost among the concerns for India will be the notorious middle-order situation. It was one of the reasons for India’s downfall in the World Cup in England six months ago and hasn’t yet been satisfactorily solved.

EPL: Chelsea rocked as Gosling gives Bournemouth shock win

Chelsea slumped to a shock 1-0 defeat against struggling Bournemouth on Saturday as Dan Gosling’s late goal extended the Blues’ recent poor run in the Premier League.

India need to find a way to turn it on big days in ICC events: Lara

The Virat Kohli-led Indian team needs to figure a way out to “turn it on the big day” to break its knock-out jinx at the global white ball tournaments, feels the legendary Brian Lara.

Virat Kohli has changed the dynamics of Indian team: Monty Panesar

England spinner Monty Panesar hailed Virat Kohli’s discipline with regard to fitness, even saying that he might take a leaf out of the Indian captain’s book while trying to make a comeback in first-class cricket. Panesar feels that Kohli’s captaincy deserves a lot of credit for India’s recent dominance in the longest format of the game.

UK PM Johnson must accept another Scottish independence vote: Nicola Sturgeon

The SNP won 48 of Scotland’s 59 seats in the UK parliament in Thursday’s national election, prompting Sturgeon to step up her demands for another independence referendum. However, Johnson, boosted by his own Conservative Party winning an 80 seat parliamentary majority in the election, told Sturgeon by phone on Friday that he opposed another independence vote.

Watch: Bebo gets ready at airport for wedding

Kareena Kapoor Khan is definitely a busy bee. A few hours back, the actress was spotted at the Mumbai airport as she jetted off to Bengaluru to attend a store launch and now we came across a video, where the actress is getting ready for her cousin Armaan Jain’s wedding which is happening today it seems.

EPL: Salah strikes twice as Liverpool sink struggling Watford

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah kept up his scoring streak against Watford with a brace as the Premier League leaders sealed a 2-0 victory over the bottom club at Anfield on Saturday. The win restored Liverpool’s 11-point advantage over second-placed Leicester City.

Watch: Salman grooves to ‘Munna’ with media

Salman Khan’s second release of 2019, ‘Dabangg 3’ is set to hit the silver screens soon. With just a few days to go for the big release, the film’s team is busy promoting the film and accordingly, the lead star cast of the film is also busy giving interviews and gracing various events for the promotions.

Shastri on keeping options for T20 WC: Let’s see how Dhoni’s body holds up

Only Mahendra Singh Dhoni knows whether his body will be able to cope up with rigours of international cricket after a break, KL Rahul could be a “serious keeping option” for next year’s T20 Word Cup and Rishabh Pant needs to “calm down”, feels India head coach Ravi Shastri.